The European market for kitchen furniture, part I
May 2019, XXIX Ed. , 233 pages
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The 29th edition of CSIL Report The European market for kitchen furniture, Part I offers an accurate comprehensive picture of the kitchen furniture industry in 17 EU countries, providing data and 2013-2018 trends (both in value and in volume) in kitchen furniture production and consumption, imports and exports, at European level as a whole and for each country considered, for the total sector and by price range (six price groups). Marketing policies, the main macroeconomic variables necessary to analyse the performance of the sector for the last six years and macroeconomic forecasts for the next two years, an analysis of the supply structure and the competitive system, and an overview of the distribution system are also provided. The value and weight of the built-in appliances on the domestic sales of kitchen furniture are considered, too.
A retrospective assessment on the past 30 years of the kitchen furniture industry (1988-2018) and main company facts in the long run is given.
European Union 15 Countries (before the May 2004 enlargement) plus Norway and Switzerland.
The countries were divided into four areas according to their geographical proximity and similarity in market characteristics:
Northern Europe (Nordics): Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden;
Western Europe: Belgium+Luxembourg, France, Ireland and the United Kingdom;
Central Europe (DACH + NL): Austria, Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland;
Southern Europe: Greece, Italy, Portugal and Spain.
Kitchen furniture imports and exports in the 17 Western European countries considered, broken down by country and by geographical area of destination/origin. The time frame considered is 2013-2018.
A financial analysis is based on a sample of around 270 selected European manufacturing companies that produce mostly kitchens, and includes profitability ratios (EBITDA, EBIT, ROI, ROE), structure ratios, employment data and per employees’ ratios.
An analysis of the types of product manufactured by the European kitchen furniture companies and information on key players operating in each segment. Kitchen furniture production is broken down according to:
cabinet door material (solid wood, veneer, laminated, decorative papers, thermoplastic foils, lacquered, melamine, aluminum, glass)
cabinet door style (classic, rustic, modern, design, hi-tech)
cabinet door colour (white, bright colours, neutral colours, wood looking) and lacquered type (high gloss, opaque)
worktop material (solid surface, stone, quartz, laminated, ceramic slabs, steel and aluminum, wood, glass)
type of lay-out (price range, shape, size, type).
Overview of the main distribution channels active on the European kitchen furniture market at European level as a whole and for each country considered. The analysis of the distribution system covers the following channels: Kitchen specialists; Furniture retailers; Large furniture chains; Contract; Building trade; DIY stores; Direct sales; E-commerce.
Analysis of the leading local and foreign players present in each price range and in each European country considered. Detailed tables show sales data and market shares for the leading kitchen furniture companies and short profiles of the major players in the kitchen furniture industry are also available. At the end of this chapter, there is a focus on European kitchen furniture exports and market shares outside EU17 countries, by area of destination (Central-Eastern Europe and Russia, Middle East and Africa, Asia and Pacific, North America and Central-South America).
Addresses of about 270 European kitchen furniture companies are also provided.
Europe. Trend of the market shares on total kitchen furniture production for the top 10 companies, 2013-2018. % share in value
The European kitchen furniture production (17 EU countries) amounts to around 6.1 million units manufactured, for market value (at factory price) of about Eur 15 billion (a 4.8% increase in comparison to 2018, +3.8% in terms of quantities).
Of these, around 1.2-1.3 million kitchens (valued at Eur 3.6 billion) were exported by manufacturing countries (mainly Germany and Italy): though extra-European trade has been increasing in recent years, intra-European exchanges still account for almost 80% of total exports.
Consumption of kitchen furniture in EU17 amounts to approximately 5.9 million units (up by 3.4% compared to the previous year) for the year 2018, corresponding to a market value of about Eur 13.6 billion (with a 4.1% increase in comparison to 2017).
After Germany, UK is the second main market. Out of the total kitchen furniture sold in Europe in 2018, almost 1 million kitchens are imported (the 0.2-million-unit difference between export and import volume of kitchens is approximately the number of European kitchens sold to the Middle East, Russia, China, India and the United States).
Production has been growing mainly in the upper, luxury and middle-low segments, while in the middle and upper middle price segments has been increasing below the average.
Main trend in the kitchen worktop market is the dramatic decrease of laminated tops in favour of all the other kind of solutions, especially stone and all the variant of the theme of engineered stone. Stone and quartz cover around 28% in value, with a peak of 40% in the UK, over 30% in the Nordics and in Spain. Among the most used materials also ceramics stand out, undoubtedly one of the best performers of 2018 as it represents a valid alternative to natural stone with advantages in terms of price, colours, textures and durability over time. Approximately 7% market share in value.
Abstract of Table of Contents
- Contents of the Report; Research tools and methodological notes; Terminology
- Basic data and Activity trend
- Kitchen furniture production, consumption, exports and imports for EU17 countries in values and volumes
- Breakdown of kitchen furniture production and consumption by market segment, in values and volumes, at European level as a whole and for each country considered
- Analysis of the kitchen furniture industry (production, consumption and international trade) in Europe as a whole and for each considered country, data 2013-2018 and macroeconomic forecasts up to 2020
- Retrospective assessment on the past 30 years’ of the kitchen furniture industry; highlight of some among the main events occurring in the European kitchen furniture business since 1988
- International trade
- Kitchen furniture exports and imports 2013-2018, by country and by geographical area of destination/origin
- Financial analysis
- Financial results: ROI, ROE, EBITDA and EBIT ratio for a sample of 60 companies; Employment analysis: number of employees, turnover per employee, average cost of employee, cost of employees/turnover for a sample of companies
- Supply structure
- Analysis of the kitchen furniture production broken down by:
- - Cabinet door material
- - Cabinet door style
- - Cabinet door colour and lacquered type
- - Worktop material
- - Worktop material
- - Hinges and drawers
- Distribution channels
- Overview of the main distribution channels active on the European kitchen furniture market, at European level as a whole and for each country considered
- - Kitchen specialists, Furniture shops, Furniture chains, Building trade, Contract, DIY, E-commerce, Direct sales
- The competitive system
- Total production of kitchen furniture for a sample of 50 leading European players: turnover data, market shares and short profiles
- The European competitive system by market segment: luxury, upper, middle-upper, middle, middle-low, low price range
- The European competitive system for each of the 17 European countries analyzed
- Focus on European kitchen furniture exports and market shares outside EU17 countries, by area of destination
- Address list of around 270 European kitchen furniture companies
Selected companies mentioned:
Alvic, Antalia, Aran, Armony, Arredo 3, Arrex, Ballerina, Ballingslöv, Bauformat, Beckerman, Boffi, Bribus, Brigitte, Bruynzeel, Bulthaup, Canburg, Colombini,Cosapa, Dada, DAN Küchen, De Keyzer, Delta, Der Kreis, Dica, DKG, Doca Cocina, Dovy, Èggo Kitchen, Fournier, Franssen, Gamadecor, Häcker, Howdens Joinery, Ikea, Ilwa,Impuls, Kiveda, Kvik, Leicht, Lube, Mandemakers, Marinelli, Masterclass Kitchens, Menuiseries du Centre, Mereway, Mob Cozinhas, Modexa, Mondo Convenienza, Moores Furniture, Movimar, Neoform, Nobia, Nobilia, Nolte, Nordic Kitchen, Officine Gullo, Omega, Parisot, Poggenpohl, Poliform, Pronorm, Puustelli, Pyram, Réma You, Rempp, Rotpunkt, Sabag, Sachsen, Santos, Scavolini, Scandinavian Kitchen, Schmidt, Schüller, SieMatic, Snaidero, Stosa, Symphony, TCM Group, Team 7, Top Form, Topi-Keittiöt, Tribou, Turi, Ultima, Valcucine, Vedum, Veneta, Veriset, Vordingborg, WM 88, Zeyko
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